Veea, which specializes in smart edge connectivity and computing, announced a collaboration with Innovatus Capital Partners and Wynd Technologies to offer an Air Quality Monitoring (AQM) solution for commercial office buildings.
The initial deployment is in operation at the Innovatus Highland Ridge office park in Nashville, Tennessee, managed by Lincoln Property Company.
“We are focused on supporting operational and environmental wellness in the facilities we manage. Clean air and clean, secure technology are core ingredients of this initiative” said Bradley Seiden, managing director at Innovatus. “Secure, integrated IoT connectivity and edge computing in combination with Air Quality Monitoring (AQM) technology are a winning combination for smart building solutions for our properties.”
The solution uses Wynd Halo sensors to collect air quality metrics throughout the common areas of the building. These sensors are wirelessly connected to a secure edge mesh network of VeeaHub Smart Edge Nodes.
The resulting Veea Edge Platform provides sensor and cloud connectivity as well as cloud-independent local edge computing capabilities.
The company explained that the software running locally on the VeeaHubs captures and processes the data from these sensors to generate air quality dashboards and signals that can then drive the facility air control systems. Building visitors and tenants can easily view a real time air quality score, as well as the underlying details on displays in the building’s common areas.
The Veea Edge Platform also provides a dedicated 4G LTE connection to securely deliver the statistics back to a cloud-based central monitoring and management system.
“VeeaHub Smart Edge Nodes integrate the secure connectivity, application processing power, cloud management, and simplicity required to readily support smart building applications like this AQM solution, as well as many other smart building initiatives,” said Mark Tubinis, Veea’s chief commercial officer. “We are honored to be a key partner in helping Innovatus improve the level of environmental wellness and security that their tenants are coming to expect in the post-COVID era and look forward to the Veea Edge Platform supporting an ever-increasing number of smart building services as companies like Innovatus recognize the simplicity, security, and scalability of the Veea Edge Platform.”
The Veea/Wynd AQM system is now being deployed at additional properties across the Innovatus national portfolio.